PA 12 is a strong thermoplastic for functional prototyping and final parts. HP's Multi Jet Fusion 3D Printing material, PA 12 produces high-density parts, with fine detail and high dimensional accuracy. Ideal for complex assemblies, housings, enclosures and connectors, and optimal for post finishing processes. PA 12 also has excellent chemical resistance to oils, greases, aliphatic hydrocarbons and alkalies.
Mechanical PropertiesTest MethodEnglishMetric
Tensile Strength, Max Load4 - XYASTM D6386960 psi48 MPa
Tensile Strength, Max Load4 - ZASTM D6386960 psi48 MPa
Tensile Modulus4 - XYASTM D638245 ksi1700 MPa
Tensile Modulus4 - ZASTM D638260 ksi1800 MPa
Elongation at Break4 - XYASTM D63820%20%
Elongation at Break4 - ZASTM D63815%15%
IZOD Impact, notchedASTM D2560.56 - 0.65 ft-lb/in3 - 3.5 KJ/m2

Thermal PropertiesTest MethodEnglishMetric
Heat Deflection Temperature (@ 0.45 MPa) - ZASTM D648350°F175°C
Heat Deflection Temperature (@ 1.82 MPa) - ZASTM D648205°F95°C

General PropertiesTest MethodEnglishMetric
Powder melting point (DSC)ASTM D3418369°F187°C
Particle sizeASTM 0345160 μm
Bulk density of powderASTM D18950.425 g/cm3
Density of partsASTM D7921.01 g/cm3

View Biocompatibility Statement: HP 3D600 Fusing and Detailing Agents and HP 3D HR PA12

*Outgassing results are specific to the test parameters outlined. Custom test parameters specific to your application may yield different results.

**Biocompatibility for HP PA12 was determined through;
1. USP Class I-VI including irritation, acute systemic toxicity, and implantation
2. Cytotoxicity – ISO 10993-5, Biological evaluation of medical devices – part 5: Tests for in vitro cytotoxicity, and
3. Sensitization – ISO 10993-10, Biological evaluation of medical devices – Path 10: Tests for irritation and skin sensitization.

**Forecast does not certify or guarantee that HP PA12 is biocompatible in your specific process and application. It is each customers responsibility to determine and test if HP 3D600 fusing, detailing agents, and HP 3D HR PA12 powder is safe and technically suitable for the intended application in accordance to applicable FDA regulations.

***RoHS & Reach – HP PA12 fully complies with RoHS and Reach regulations.

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